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Makris, K. (author), Langeveld, J.G. (author), Clemens, F.H.L.R. (author)
Polyvinyl chloride (PVC) has become one of the dominant construction materials for sewer systems over the past decades, as a result of its reputed merits. However, since PVC sewer pipes have operated for decades in a hostile environment, concern over their longevity has been lately raised by sewer managers in the Netherlands. Towards that...
journal article 2019
Stanic, N. (author), Langeveld, J.G. (author), Salet, Theo (author), Clemens, F.H.L.R. (author)
Drill core samples are taken in practice for an analysis of the material characteristics of concrete pipes in order to improve the quality of the decision-making on rehabilitation actions. Earlier research has demonstrated that core sampling is associated with a significant uncertainty. In this paper, the results of core samples are compared...
journal article 2016